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2019 Eastern Division Meeting: Accepted Papers To Be Presented
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First Name Last Name Affiliation Title
Jessica Adkins Saint Louis University Aesthetic Value of Anatomical Displays of Plastinated Bodies
Roman Altshuler Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Actions and Narrative Sentences
Joel Archer University of Notre Dame Solving the Rollback Argument Using Metaphysical Grounding
Jon Asper University of Missouri A Defense of Parity: Value Intransitivity Without a Money Pump
Antony Aumann Northern Michigan University Kierkegaard on the Nature of Art Appreciation: Overcoming the Tradition of Disinterest
Zsolt Batori Budapest University of Technology and Economics How to Shoot a Unicorn: Epistemic Access and Interpretation of Fiction in Photography
Peter Baumann Swarthmore College Another Ride of the Trolley: an Egalitarian Proposal
Eric Bayruns-Garcia The Graduate Center- CUNY Expression-Style Exclusion
Sam Berstler Yale University Pretending in a Language Game
Zachary Biondi University of California- Los Angeles The Specter of Machine Intelligence
Rhys Borchert University of Arizona Branching Semantics is Radical Semantics
Caroline Bowman New York University The Transition to Self-Consciousness in the Phenomenology of Spirit
Adam Bradley University of California- Berkeley Monothematic Delusion: A Two-Factor Expressivist Account
Ben Bronner Rutgers University Proportionality: Problems of Application
Bowen Chan University of Toronto The Idea of Freedom: The Phenomenal Priority of Reason’s Power Before its Law
Michael Cholbi California State Polytechnic University- Pomona Compulsory National Service and the Trilemma of Productive Justice
Timothy Cleveland New Mexico State University Philosophy, Fiction, and the Unsayable
Milo Crimi University of California- Los Angeles The Necessity of Consequences in Ockham and Buridan
Taylor Cyr University of California- Riverside Moral Responsibility without General Ability
James Darcy University of Virginia Grounding Necessitation and Composition
Carlo DaVia Fordham University Feminist Intuitions about Autonomy under Oppression
Emmalon Davis The New School for Social Research What We Owe to Ourselves
Yi Deng University of North Georgia Kant’s federalism of free states: a contractual view
David DiDomenico University of Miami Two Arguments Against Perceptual Inferentialism
Alexander Dietz University of Southern California Effective Altruism and Collective Obligations
James Dow Hendrix College On the possibility of a neuroaesthetics of natural environments
Patrick Eldridge Katholieke Universiteit Leuven The Act of Forgetting. Husserl on the Constitution of the Past
Edward Elliott University of Leeds 'Ramseyfying' Probabilistic Comparativism
Zeyad ElNabolsy Cornell University Analyzing Participatory Action Research as a Quest for Hermeneutic Justice
Leonard Feldblyum Georgia State University Untangling Motivation, Desire, and Action in Kant’s Empirical Psychology
Vivian Feldblyum University of Pittsburgh Aristotle on the Role of Memory in Phantasia
Jonathan Fine Columbia University The Social Life of (Platonic) Beauty
Thomas Foerster Cornell University Valuing Strangers
James Fritz Ohio State University Uncertainty, Belief, and Ethical Risk
Yan Nok Fung University of Virginia Platonist Idealism and the Combination Problem
Jonathan Gingerich University of California- Los Angeles The Spontaneous Self
Brian Glenney Norwich University Disability and Molyneux's Question: A Reclamation
David Glick Ithaca College Seeking Sourcehood: Interventionism, Manipulation, and Moral Responsibility
Charles Goldhaber University of Pittsburgh Transcendental Cures for Skepticism
Michael Gregory University of South Carolina Fasionable Morality: Kant and Social Virtues
Robert Gruber University of Massachusetts Amherst Harmless Torturers, Accumulation Cases, and a Solution to the Mismatch Problem
Simone Gubler University of Texas at Austin On the Badness of Being Unforgiving
Victor Guerra University of California- Riverside How to Deal with Kant's Racism: In and Out of the Classroom
Keith Harris University of Missouri Belief and the Norms of Assertion
Quinn Hiroshi Gibson New York University Monothematic Delusion: A Two-Factor Expressivist Account
Noam Hoffer Bar-Ilan University The Critique of the Power of Judgement as the ‘True Apology’ to Leibniz’s Pre-Established Harmony
Matthew Homan Christopher Newport University Spinoza's Methodology Is Not Anti-Cartesian
Robert Hughes University of Pennsylvania Mutually Beneficial Exploitation and the Desirability of Unenforced Law
Brian Hutler University of California- Los Angeles Why Conscientious Objection is not Political Protest
Julian Jonker University of Pennsylvania Affirmative action for non-racialists
Marta Jorba University of the Basque Country Phenomenal Contrast Arguments and Achievement-like Phenomenology
Alex Kaiserman Oxford University Stage Theory and the Personite Problem
Luke Kallberg Saint Louis University Two Methods of Arguing for a Theory of Well Being
Justin Khoo Massachusetts Institute of Technology Against Preservation
Liang-Zhou Koh University of Toronto Rational Dispositions, the Brain-Scrambler, and Brains-in-Vats
Zak A. Kopeikin University of Colorado Boulder The Moral Epistemology of Bare-Difference Arguments (and Why, Unfortunately, We Must Abandon Them)
Jonathan Kwan The Graduate Center- CUNY An Eco-Political Conception of the People: An Account for Indigenous Communities
Jonathan Lang Stanford University Assertion, Norms, Shared Policies, and Moral Obligation
Andrew Lavin University of California- Los Angeles Explanation and Normality: Two Accounts
Andrew Law University of California- Riverside Specific Abilities as Possible Success from General Abilities
Celine Leboeuf Florida International University "What Are You?" - Reflections on the Phenomenology Mixed-Race Experience
Theodore Locke University of Miami Metaphysical Laws for Modal Normativists
Matthew Mandelkern All Souls College Against Preservation
Patricia Marino University of Waterloo Moderate Deontology, Arbitrariness, and the Problem of the Threshold
Annette Martin New York University Race as a Cause of White Ignorance
David McElhoes Arizona State University The Disappearing Act: A Tragic Tale for Omni-Gods
Torsten Menge Northwestern University in Qatar The Global Land Rush, Self-Determination, and the Ontology of Political Communities
Boyd Millar Northern Illinois University Perceptual Awareness of Properties
Anna Moltchanova Carleton College "We-part" Awareness in Cooperative Action
Lucien Monson University of South Florida The Question of Chinese Feminisim
Jonah Nagashima University of California- Riverside Semi-incompatibilism
Jonathan Nebel Saint Louis University Doubt and Pritchard’s Non-Belief Reading of Wittgenstein
Patrick O'Donnell Johns Hopkins University When Code Words Aren't Coded
Christiana Olfert Tufts University Does Knowledge Eliminate False Belief? A Platonic Answer
Henry Pratt Marist College To Beard or Not to Beard: Ethical and Aesthetic Obligations and Facial Hair
Jared Riggs University of Toronto Moral Pathology as Virtue
Taylor Rogers Northwestern University Intersectionality and Lawless Violence
Tom Raja Rosenhagen University of Pittsburgh A New Problem for Relationalism
Andrew Rubner Brooklyn College Universals and The A Priori: A Defense of the A Priori--A Posteriori Distinction
Henry Schiller University of Texas at Austin Responsibility for Saying and Asserting
Eugene Schlossberger Purdue University Calumet Collective Liability: The Benefit and Self-Identification Arguments
Julius Schoenherr University of Maryland When Forgiveness Comes Easy
Matthew Shields Georgetown University On Stipulation
Jannai Shields University of Rochester Terminating Fundamental Determinables and Denying Determinable-Based Accounts of Metaphysical Indeterminacy
Keshav Singh University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Against Reasons-Based Externalism about Rationality
David Smith University of New England Dehumanization and its Discontents
Timothy Sommers University of Iowa Self-Ownership or Basic Liberties?
Joris Spigt Katholieke Universiteit Leuven The Finitude of Knowledge: Hegel and Sextus on Skepticism
Alison Springle University of Pittsburgh On What Else Perceptual Representation Could Be
Oli Stephano Bard College Human Power and Ecological Flourishing: Refiguring Right and Advantage with Spinoza
Joseph Stratmann University of California- San Diego Kant and the Seductive Path to Spinozism
Mack Sullivan Northern Illinois University The counterfactual analysis of dispositions - with a twist
Philip Swenson College of William and Mary Moral Responsibility without General Ability
Michael Szlachta University of Toronto A Challenge for Later Medieval Voluntarism
Peter Tan University of Virginia Inconsistent Idealizations and Inferentialism about Scientific Representation
Daniel Threet Georgetown University Fair Relational Equality
Hannah Tierney Cornell University Seeking Sourcehood: Interventionism, Manipulation, and Moral Responsibility
Christopher Tomaszewski Baylor University Collapsing the Modal Collapse Argument: On an Invalid Argument Against Divine Simplicity
John Torrey University of Memphis Historically Black Colleges and Universities as Sites of Black Self-Determination
Gerardo Viera Universiteit Antwerpen Sensory Individuation and the Sensory / Nonsensory Divide
Mason Westfall University of Toronto Other Minds Are Neither Seen Nor Inferred
Christopher Willard-Kyle Rutgers University Being in a Position to Know is the Norm of Assertion
Alek Willsey University of Missouri An Illocutionary Model of Discursive Injustice
Benjamin Winokur York University Metaphysically Robust Constitutivism and Privileged Self-Knowledge
Ava Thomas Wright University of Georgia Two Rationales for a Duty of Veracity as a Necessary Condition of Kantian Justice
Leo Yan Brown University Seeming Incomparability and Rational Choice



First Name Last Name Affiliation Title
Ron Aboodi University of Toronto Without a Thought Too Many: Virtuous De Dicto Moral Motivation via Policies
Zach Blaesi University of Texas at Austin The Moral Parody Argument Against Panpsychism
Christopher Blake-Turner University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill What Basing Must Be
Sabina Bremner Columbia University Culture as the Unifying Ground of Kant's Critique of Judgment
Donald Bruckner Pennsylvania State University New Kensington Human and Animal Well-Being
David Builes Massachusetts Institute of Technology A Non-Humean Approach to Grounding
Nicolas Cornell University of Michigan Inattention and Negligence
William D'Alessandro University of Illinois at Chicago Viewing-as Explanations and Ontic Dependence
Landon D. C. Elkind University of Iowa A Theorem of Infinity for Principia Mathematica
Gerad Gentry Yale University Two Critiques of German Idealism: Reframing the Point of Transition From Kant to Hegel
Dana Grabelsky The Graduate Center- CUNY Intra-group Epistemic Injustice: Jewish Identity, White Supremacy, and Zionism
Tanner Hammond Boston University Moral Feeling and Moral Self-Awareness: The Phenomenological Role of Respect in Kant’s Moral Psychology
Samia Hesni Massachusetts Institute of Technology Philosophical Intuitions and Socially Significant Language
Aaron Jaffe Juilliard School Kant's Organic Republic: Judging Property Purposively
Derek Lam University of Virginia The Rational Beginning of Intentional Actions
Joanna Lawson University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill The Metaphysical Structure of the De Se: Constructing a Functional Account of Self
Michael Lindquist University of Georgia Against Schwartz and the Moral Permissibility of Terraforming
Joshua Luczak Leibniz Universität Hannover It's My Model and I'll Represent if I Want To
Damian Melamedoff University of Toronto Truthmaker Noumenalism
Barbara Montero College of Staten Island What Experience Does Not Teach
Adam Moore University of Washington Taxation, Forced Labor, and Theft
Dennis Papadopoulos York University Joint Intentionality in Chimpanzees and Bonobos
Alexandru Radulescu University of Missouri Token-Reflexivity and Repetition
Nathan Sasser Greenville Technical College Hume’s Purely Practical Response to Philosophical Skepticism
Sophia Sklaviadis Tufts University Degree of Pragmatic Subjectivity Predicts Degree of Semantic Subjectivity
Travis Timmerman Seton Hall University The Problem With Person-Rearing Accounts of Morality
Jeffrey Watson Arizona State University Marvin Mooney's Paradox
Isaac Wilhelm Rutgers University Typical: A Theory of Typicality and Typicality Explanations
Elise Woodard University of Michigan Gaslighting, Implicit Bias, and Higher-Order Evidence



First Name Last Name Affiliation Title
Nick Alonso Georgia State University On Folk Attributions and Concepts of Phenomenal Consciousness
Bertha Alvarez Manninen Arizona State University Expressions of Preference, and Other Morally Problematic Instances of Prayer
Kelley Annesley University of Rochester A Problem for Wide Reflective Equilibrium from Moral Testimony
Matthew Babb Washington University in St. Louis Intention Ascriptions and the De Se
Teresa Bruno-Nino Syracuse University You Oughtta Know: A Defense of Obligations to Learn
Alessandra Buccella University of Pittsburgh Objective perception, constancy, and stability for action: a holistic approach
Chetan Cetty University of Pennsylvania How strong is the prima facie right to own a gun?
Morgan Davies Marist College A Granularity Problem for Impossible World Semantics
Paul Egre Eacole Normale SupErieure Concept Utility
Manuela Fernandez-Pinto Universidad de los Andes Pragmatic progress and the improvement of medical knowledge
Jeremy Fried University of Oklahoma Justice and the Ontology of Art
Trystan Goetze University of Sheffield The Shadow of Answerability: Reply to Enoch on Taking Responsibility
Justin Horn Oklahoma State University Moral Realism and the Liberalization of Values
Robert Kelly University at Buffalo Addiction Is Not a Brain Disease
Aleks Knoks University of Maryland Conciliatory reasoning and the problem of self-defeat
Jordan Kokot Boston University Sickness not unto Death:  Convalescence and Nietzsche’s “Anti-Perfectionism” about Health
Robbie Kubala Columbia University Moral Theory and Moral Unfreedom
Timothy Kwiatek Cornell University Akrasia, Knowledge and Blame
Casey Landers University of Miami Gestalt Properties and The Contents of Perceptual Experience
Marie Le Blevennec Georgia State University Cultural Rights as Individual Rights
Haoying Liu University of Massachusetts Amherst Russellian Monism, Hylomorphism, and the Mystery of Consciousness
geraldine ng University of Reading Climate Ethics: Nietzsche for a Dark Time
Cathal O'Madagain Eacole Normale SupErieure Concept Utility
Ben Page University of Durham How substantive is the debate over whether the theistic God is a person?
chelsea richardson University of Nebraska-Lincoln How Do We Know the Race of Our Ancestors?:  Problems with ancestral criteria in concepts of race
Catherine Rioux University of Toronto The Stakes of Epistemic Partiality
Rachel Rudolph University of California- Berkeley Appearance Reports and the Acquaintance Inference
Jonathan Spelman Ohio Northern University Moral Obligation and Punishment
Michael Tremblay Queen's University Epictetus on Weakness of Will: A Comparison with Aristotle
Paul Tubig University of Washington Contested Spaces, Contested Identities, and the Ethics of Gentrification
Sungwoo Um Duke University Gratitude for Being and Filial Piety
Preston J. Werner Hebrew University You Oughtta Know: A Defense of Obligations to Learn
Yuna Won Cornell University Disagreement Arguments in Metaethics and Meaningful Disagreement
Cameron Wright University of South Florida Soteriology and Time in the Sarvastivada Theory of dharma


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